Poetic Devices

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Life is like a box of chocolates.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
I dumped my drink in the sink.
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
That guy's a beast.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.

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